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Unique historic cottage located on Estero Bay with sweeping views of the bay and harbor where you can view dolphins and many birds. There is a private fishing and boat dock and the white sand beaches are just steps away. This home has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths sleeps 8. Master bedroom has a king bed and the guest rooms have a queen and 2 twins, there is a sleeper sofa in the living room and there is a den. The large open deck is great for family entertainment while watching the dolphins play, bird viewing and seeing the local shrimp boats go by. In addition this home has a 2 room 1 bath suite with a separate entrance downstairs. This area has a king in the bedroom and a living area with a refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker (no kitchen). There is a day bed in the living area, and can sleep up to 3 or 4. This suite can be rented on its own or for an additional fee can be rented with the upstairs.
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Fees and Rental Conditions:
Cleaning$125 + tax
Property Damage Protection$69
Rates are subject to change until confirmed with deposit. Rental of the additional 2 bedrooms and bath downstairs is extra and the rate is negotiable at booking.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Located on the quiet north end of Estero Island also known as Ft. Myers Beach, yet within walking distance of the shops and restaurants of the Times Square and Bay Walk entertainment districts. The majestic everglades are just a short drive away, as well as Bush Gardens and all the theme parks of the Orlando area.
Year Purchased: 1950
About the owner: Our family owned and operated a beachfront resort on Estero Island for almost 50 years, this cottage was the beginning of that resort and has been honored with an Historic Designation. Three generations of the family still reside on the island and are involved in many community activities.
Why the Owner Chose Private Homes, North Island: This cottage was our most popular and generations of families returned year after year. This cottage is large and spacious giving families lots of room to relax. The dock offers a great place to fish. Enjoy old Florida living at its best.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: This cottage has beautiful views of the sunrise over Estero Bay. Our local bottle-nose dolphins can be seen daily, as well as an occasional manatee and our native birds can be seen in abundance.